Thomasin Toohie

Born: Hereford, England.

Lives: Hay-on-Wye, Wales.

 

Education:

MA University of York 2001.
 

Selected solo shows:

Mayors Parlour Hereford, 1990.
Leicester City Art Gallery and Museum, 2001.
The Art Gallery, Abergavenny, 2005.

 

Selected group shows:

Liberty’s British Crafts Department: 1986- 1995.
Kilvert Gallery, Clyro.1986 -1995.
National Eisteddfod, North Wales, 2006.
Oriel Mostyn, 2006.
Welsh Artist of The Year, 2005-6.
Welsh Group; touring Wales.
60 Years of the Welsh Group, 2009.

 

Awards:

Northern Arts bursary,2003.
Arts Council of Wales award, 2007.
Best Newcomer, Welsh Artist of The Year, 2005.
Windsor and Newton painting competition, First Prize.
 

Thomasin's work is figurative and always employs a narrative.

 

She is currently exhibiting in Bath (Rostra Gallery) and has exhibited widley in Wales, particularly at The Art Shop, Abergavenny.

 

Her paintings have been shown at the National Eisteddfod of Wales and the Welsh Artist of The Year.

 

Her subject matters include Paris, Venice and 1960s comic books. She also states of her work "I am interested in the painted surface applied to a 3D object".

 

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